• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    A VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT CLARET-GROUND VASE, 'ELISABETH'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, SIGNED GEYER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT CLARET-GROUND VASE, 'ELISABETH'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, SIGNED GEYER
    Of baluster form, finely painted after Vigée-Lebrun with a half-length portrait Madame Elisabeth of France, within an oval gilt surround, further gilt trellis and bands of painted roses, flanked by upright acanthus scroll handles, on a conforming socle and square base
    16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun, French (1755-1842).